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 Post subject: What could this be? i havent heard of lab melee diamond.
PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:37 am 
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-35ctw-15pcs-L ... 35b7ec6918

have they created lab diamond in melee sizes?


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 Post subject: Re: What could this be? i havent heard of lab melee diamond.
PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:27 am 
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maybe you could ask to to the seller which kind of synthetics they are selling. :wink:
colorless little diamonds are quite easy to synthetize by CVD process due to the slow rate of layer deposition. till now the main problem about that method is to have a fast growth of the crystal, hence the difficult to obtain big sizes.
OR, peraphs it could be another case of fleabay misleading..... :lol:
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Lets see...15 diamonds, 2.2mm in diameter (usually .04 carat each) equals about .60 carat. What specific gravity could make the total weight 1.35 carat. Overcast day or something.

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a batch of CZ at best....... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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If they have heavy makes they would fit very well. I wonder why they just didn't go all the way and say they are D flawless? The lustre is listed as "gorgeous", which in my BS Compendium of Jewelry Rankings is right below Shinola.

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